Somerset West

(Blessed & Opened 1914, Dedicated 2002)
For additional services in this parish see also MACASSAR, SIR LOWRY’S PASS VILLAGE

Tel: 021 852 1410/2. Fax: 021 851 6569

CHURCH: 45 Andries Pretorius Street Somerset West 7130  Picture of Church & Street Map

PRESBYTERY: 45 Andries Pretorius Street Somerset West 7130 / PO Box 972 Somerset West 7129



PARISH PRIEST: Fr John Bartmann (Day off: Monday)

PARISH DEACON Dcn Allan Petersen (082 409 8704,

PARISH SECRETARY Ms Karen Smith (Office hours: Mon-Fri 08.30-12.30)

MASSES Sat (for Sun) 18.00 (Oct-Mar), 17.30 (Apr-Sep), Sun 08.30, 18.00 (Oct-Mar), 17.30 (Apr-Sep) 

Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri 08.30, Wed & Sat 09.30

CONFESSIONS Sat 08.45-09.15, 17.15-17.45 (Oct-Mar), Sat 08.45-09.15, 16.45-17.15 (Apr-Sep)

DEVOTIONS Exposition/Morning Prayer/Benediction Wed 09.00, Stations of the Cross Thu 19.00 & Fri 09.00 during Lent, Eucharistic Adoration Chapel opens Mon-Sat 06.00 and closes Mon-Fri 22.00 and Sat 18.00. Chapel closed on Sundays and during weekday Parish Masses. Chapel also closes 23rd December and re-opens 3rd January of the following year and closes Wed of Holy Week, re-opening Tuesday of Easter Week.

MINISTRIES/SOCIETIES CWL, SVP, Bible Study, “The King & I”, Concern/Care Group, Mothers’ Group, Prayer/Faith Sharing Groups, Youth, Ecclesia

CATECHETICS Juniors: Fri 15.00, Seniors (Life Teen): Sun 19.15. Adult Instruction (RCIA): Tue 19.15.

Co-ordinator: Juniors: Ms Marie Venter. Tel: 082 785 8806. Email:; LifeTeen: Ms Lea Kohler. Tel: 073 197 2436. Email:; RCIA: Parish Priest

CHAPLAINCIES Hospitals: Helderberg State Hospital, Vergelegen MediClinic, Helderberg Hospice; Old Age Homes: Huis Marie Louw, Robari, Zandvliet, Silver Oaks, Vonke Huis, Helderberg Lodge

SACRAMENTS Baptisms: arrangements with the Parish Priest and/or Parish Deacon. Weddings: six months prior notice and according to arrangements with the Parish Priest.